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1975 Topps Set Card 278/660 – #576 – Phil Roof, Twins

1975 Topps Set Card 278/660 – #576 – Phil Roof, Twins

Progress: 278/660

Card Number: 576

Player Name: Phil Roof

Team: Minnesota Twins

Position: Catcher

Image Style: Posed Hitting

Years In The Major Leagues: 15 seasons, 1961, 1964-77

Notes From His 1975 Season:  Phil Roof played in 63 games for the Twins in 1975.  He had 126 at-bats during the season, connecting for 38 hits en route to a .308 batting average.  Roof tallied 7 home runs and 21 RBI in those 63 games.

Notes From Career:  Phil Roof suited up for 8 different major league clubs during his 15-year big league career.  A career .215 hitter, Roof collected 463 hits in 857 games played.  He drove in 210 runs while in the majors and also scored 190 times.

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1975 Topps Set Card 216/660 – #346 – Bobby Darwin, Twins

1975 Topps Set Card 216/660 – #346 – Bobby Darwin, Twins

Progress: 216/660

Player Name:  Bobby Darwin

Team:  Minnesota Twins

Position:  Outfield

Image Style:  Posed Batting

Years In The Major Leagues:  9 seasons, 1962, 1969, 1971-77

Notes From His 1975 Season:  Bobby Darwin played in 103 games during the 1975 baseball season, splitting time between the Minnesota Twins and the Milwaukee Brewers.  He hit a combined .234 on the year with 83 hits in 355 at-bats.  Of his 83 hits, Darwin connected for 12 doubles, 2 triples, 13 home runs, and 56 singles.  He scored a combined 45 runs in ’75 while also driving in 41.

Notes From Career:  Bobby Darwin played for six different teams during his 9-year major league career.  Darwin is a career .251 hitter with 559 hits on his resume.  Darwin led the leagues in strikeouts during three consecutive seasons with 145 in 1972, 137 in 1973, and 127 in 1974.

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1989 Topps – The Final 4 – Pack #4

Here is what I pulled from pack #4 of the 4 that I opened today:

Pack 4A

Pack 4B

Notable:  Rafael Palmeiro and Tom Browning

Pick of the pack:  There are 2: The team leader card of the Expos featuring Tim Raines and the Mets card starring Darryl Strawberry!

1989 Topps – The Final 4 – Pack #3

Here is what I pulled from pack #3 of the 4 that I opened today:

Pack 3A

Pack 3B

Notable:  Harold Baines, Chris Sabo’s second year card and Wally Joyner

Pick of the pack:  This one was rough.  I’m taking the ‘Turn back the clock’ – Tony Oliva card.  I know someone who wants it…

1989 Topps – The Final 4 – Pack #2

Here is what I pulled from pack #2 of the 4 that I opened today:

Pack 2A

Pack 2B

Notable:  Chili Davis, Dave Henderson, Billy Ripken, and a Dave Winfield All-Star card 

Pick of the pack:  Let’s go with the newest member of the Hall of Fame, Mr. Jim Rice!!

1989 Topps – The Final 4 – Pack #1

Here is what I pulled from pack #1 of the 4 that I opened today:

Pack 1A

Pack 1B

Notable:  Not too much here – Cory Snyder and an Andres Galarraga All-Star card

Pick of the pack:  Roberto Alomar’s second year card – I can always use this one for a TTM attempt

My Last 4 Packs Of 1989 Topps!!

I cannot believe that I held out this long and didn’t rip these open immediately after buying them.

I have enjoyed giving packs of  these cards out as giveaways for some of the contests I have held during the baseball season.

And now I have 4 more to rip through and my box will be complete!!!

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And away we go…

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